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I Am Unhappy In a Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    When Will I Be Happy Again?

    I am in love with a man that do not love me the same way that I love him. Sometimeshe make me feel so good but other times he treat me like a child. I am pregnant with his child and he does not want me to work. He moves his cousin that I do not even know in our home and tells me...
    deered deered 26-30 1 Response Oct 7, 2010

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    Alone!

    I am in a relationship with someone who loves himself more than he loves me. He does love me don't get me wrong but I am not the most important thing in the world to him. 7 months ago we had a baby boy which adds to the stress. I just find that he wants to party...
    Crystal7 Crystal7 26-30 4 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    If You’ll Just Love Me Too

    What can I do to win your heart? What is it about me that sets me apart? How can I show you the way I really feel? How can I prove to you that my love is real? Every time I reach out to touch you, you take a step in the opposite direction. I can never understand the way you feel...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M Oct 29, 2012

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    Unhappy and Don't Know How to Leave

    Hello,I've been in a steady relationship with a guy for almost four years.Sometimes we get along really good. Other time we are at each .As long as everything is going his way everything is wonderful, but he doesn,t want me to anything away from him.He doesn't want me to have any...
    wacky wacky 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    11-10-10

    11-10-10 *This story was back in November as well, with the guy I dated for a couple months... worst decision ever. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    I Found the Only Person Who Doesn't Want a Relationship!

    Most people in this world WANT to find someone to love and be loved by. Most people want to find that special person to share their life with. Most people want to live a life with their best friend, lover & partner! I found the one person in life who doesn't seem to care...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    I have been married for just short of 5 years. We have a beautiful 1 year old child who I live and breathe for. We met when I was 19 and he was 22. We dated and got married when I...
    Midwestmommie Midwestmommie 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Sometimes I just feel unloved in my current relationship. I feel like I'm giving out more effort than he does. I don't know, we've been together for almost 2 months now and I...
    Liebeeiram Liebeeiram 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I just feel unloved in my current relationship. I feel like I'm giving out more effort than he does. I don't know, we've been together for almost 2 months now and I...
    Liebeeiram Liebeeiram 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    How many other families, people and friends do you know that have broken relationships? Now I want you to think of a trait in common that you can see in all those involved in it...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Without good communication things tend to slowly fall apart. Good communication is a must for any relationship.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 26 mins ago

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    The word "depression" has all but replaced "unhappy" in our internal vocabularies nowadays. We feel sad but we call ourselves depressed. Having unconsciously made this linguistic...
    eric74 eric74 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Our relationship started off with the wrong step. We moved too quickly and it has been going down ever since... We became 'official' October 4th 2014. Exactly 1 month later was...
    Lisst Lisst 22-25, F Mar 26

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    But guys message me on here, and when I reply assume that is because I want to engage in flirtation, or am unhappy in my relationship? You can talk to people without wanting to be...
    RebeccaJane00 RebeccaJane00 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I feel guilty and conflicted for getting into a marriage for the wrong reasons and not having any feelings or emotions for this person I thought things would be different and I...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Apr 10

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    I put myself through a lot and even lost myself, I haven't became who im supposed to be ,always wanting to find someone i can grow with because im scared to be alone. I finally...
    moondesires moondesires 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    You're unhappy being with me and having me in your life. I'm unhappy that you're unhappy being with me and having me in you're life.
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Before we were married, we had a long-distance, sometimes rocky relationship. He was jealous and didn't trust me completely. I got pregnant so we got married. The first year was...
    mph94 mph94 18-21 1 Response Apr 4

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    I dream about being in a loving relationship, and it reminds me of feelings I don't experience at the moment. I wake up and realise that it's something nice, but not worth having...
    dalestrom dalestrom 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I recently went through a serious upset . My spouse did something sexually that I literally told him not to seconds b4 he did it. Now he says it was a joke , & that he thinks its...
    AsylumLeech132 AsylumLeech132 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    it makes me sad and feel so depressed and hopeless...for 6years me and my daughter (to my previous relationship) and these 2 teens never like us and acceptd us.the saddest part...
    ma1ricar ma1ricar 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    After the four years of misery I spent with my spiteful, extremely bad-tempered ex-girlfriend I have learned to be much more cautious with relationships.
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan 31-35, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I lost everything i ever wanted in my life i'm so sad and unhappy now
    skinlicker skinlicker 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    After today, I can't wait to be alone again in my own world--not worrying about other people or other things, just me. Being selfish like that wouldn't be that bad. For the least...
    hastycrew hastycrew 22-25, F Apr 5

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    Been married for 15 years with a little boy 5. Was together for 7 years prior to that. He's not a bad guy. He can be thoughtful, kind and generous at Birthdays etc. I am so lonely...
    cazrio cazrio 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    yes , i am unhappy right now. i don't even know why !
    nice80 nice80 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Hello all, Ok my marriage needs to END. I'm honestly going nuts with her . We have tried to work things out nothing works . It's been 12 years of hell with her . We are absolutely...
    NYFLOW NYFLOW 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 7

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    I grew up in a happy family, my parents loved each other so much; they still do, I have always longed for someone who respected and loved me that much. My husband is so against...
    TheDeadRose3 TheDeadRose3 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Relationships require a lot of your time, energy and commitment, with that being said its okay in the beginning of a relationship to let your standards and values be made known. If...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Top ten questions about relationships with psychopaths/narcissists. I took this from the site psychopathfree.com. I found it to be very helpful. 1. Is he / she really a psychopath...
    totallytea totallytea 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Write about your experienceRelationships are at the core of what it means to be human. Nobody wants to live life alone, nobody wants to live life without warm, loving relationships...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
    GTdM GTdM 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I thought I would share my experience with you.Here is my experience with my relationship with my parents.Have any of you have a not so good relationship with your parents? I have...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 Apr 1

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    I've finally been able to convince my husband that I really do want to be in a relationship like this, although I refrain from referring to my desired relationship as DD or TIH...
    taliahood taliahood 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    To be honest, I have no idea when I'll know if I should go for a relationship with someone. Sure, I want a great relationship. Who doesn't? But I don't want to get into a...
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Skeptical is putting it mildly. I'm not sure that I trust them at all anymore... Not just the dating aspect either but even the platonic ones. Every relationship I've ever had has...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend wants a non-monogamous relationship. He keeps saying he loves the connection we have, and he says he feels like it would still be there between us even if we broke up...
    Jarka123 Jarka123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Who doesn't wish they were in a great relationship. It doesn't matter if that relationship is based on their faith, marriage or friendship, we all wish it were better. The...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Hi People, I really need some help. I really appreciate your time helping me. Thank you. I'm in a relationship of 6 years. Started as friends and then became lovers. I love her. I...
    marcdavid20 marcdavid20 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I have been in relationship for the past 6 months. I am 24 and my bf is 36 years old. Despite the 12 year age gap we have a lot in common. I was really apprehensive to date him at...
    amoamao amoamao 22-25 3 Responses Apr 8

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    We should never feel powerless or trapped in a relationship. In fact, if either person feel powerless or trapped, the relationship doesn't teally exist. Because that's what...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Do other couples who have been together for a while experience arguments with their partner where their partner tells them to shut the f* up and then apologises after? I know it...
    d3311 d3311 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 28